Jimmy LaSalvia Gives Three Reasons Why the GOP Is in Trouble.
Ever since he was a pre-teen, Jimmy LaSalvia carried the banner for the Republican Party. A gay man, he eventually founded GOProud, an organization for conservative and libertarian activists who argue for "all Americans to be treated equally under the law." But in January he left the Republican Party, an exit he blames on entrenched bigotry within its ranks. We asked LaSalvia to give us three reasons why the GOP is in trouble.